Michigan Wolverines defeat Minnesota Golden Gophers, 71-63

On Thursday, before the Gophers men's basketball team lost at home to Michigan 71-63, Bob Knight, doing color commentary for ESPN's telecast, talked about former Bloomington Jefferson standout Cole Aldrich, a player whom the Gophers certainly could have used but instead is playing for one of the great teams in the country in No. 1 Kansas.

Michigan came into Williams Arena with an 11-12 overall record, a 4-7 conference record and only one Big Ten road victory, at winless...